Assembly for permacircular museums: »Re-Imagining institutions«
moderated by Lucia Pietroiusti
An art institution is a place of encounter of subjectivities, of visibility, and world-making. Its main functions are based on conservation, accumulation, and energy-intensive practices. This roundtable considers the concept of the »art footprint« to deconstruct the museum’s foundation on practices inherited from ecocidal capitalism, such as temperature control, low-cost flights, and the white cube. In the spirit of Ivan Illich’s »Tools for Conviviality«, what strategies could lead to re-tooling institutions and empowering low carbon communities?
Diane Drubay (Founder of We Are Museums, Berlin)
Hicham Khalidi (director of Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht)
farid rakun (member of ruangrupa, collective artistic director of documenta 15)
Tino Sehgal (artist)
and an activation by Mira Hirtz (performance artist and art mediator, Karlsruhe)